- (transitive) To extinguish something, especially a flame.
- He blew out the match.
- (intransitive) To deflate quickly on being punctured.
- The tire blew out on a corner.
- (sports, transitive) In a sporting contest, to dominate and defeat an opposing team, especially by a large scoring margin.
- The No. 1-rated football team proceeded to blow out its undermanned opponent.
- (transitive) to exhaust; to physically tire
2011 December 29, Keith Jackson, “SPL: Celtic 1 Rangers 0”, in Daily Record:
- And although they were pushed harder than even Lennon might have expected on a night of galeforce winds, they clung on to the lead Ledley gave them for all they were worth until their rivals had blown themselves out and surrendered top spot.
- To be driven out by the expansive force of a gas or vapour.
- A steam cock or valve sometimes blows out.
- (slang, vulgar, archaic) To talk violently or abusively.